Month: March 2016

March 8, 2016

EPF Tax rolled back, but was that the plan all along ? Don’t be fooled, EPF has indeed been made more useless

Netizens today rejoiced as India‚Äôs finance minister, Mr. Arun Jaitley announced the rolling back of the regressive tax on EPF withdrawals. However silently EPF has been made a more useless instrument without people even realising that something has changed. Most people are still unaware of the new withdrawal restrictions on EPF, earlier one could withdraw his EPF balance if he/she was unemployed for 2 months. […]

March 2, 2016

Indian Media Outlets are full of idiots, no Indian Bengali village kid has won a NASA fellowship

It hits you, it hits you hard. While growing up we all had laggards in our classes, while the toppers went on to become doctors and engineers, the laggards went onto become IAS/IPS (through reservations) or become lawyers or become journalists. The fact that usually the worst of the lot become junior journalists can help explain how stupid news stories are published without any corroboration. […]

March 2, 2016

Protect your credit card from FRAUD : 5 Tips to Protect your Credit Card

As digital payments grow in the US and India, it becomes important to protect your credit card from fraud. While many banks will take care of charges after you report your card lost or stolen, you may be taken for a ride if someone uses your card and the bank deems it to be your responsibility. There are some common sense tips you can use […]